Franschhoek Wine Valley

Celebrate Women’s Day at Rickety Bridge

WOMEN’S DAY | A few women have made a mark in the Franschhoek Valley like Paulina De Villiers, one of the first lady-land owners and Rickety Bridge property owner in the late 1700’s.

In celebration of all our remarkable women and their pioneering spirits, from 9–11 August we will be offering:

▪️Wine Tasting Centre: 15% off the Paulina’s Reserve range purchases on the estate

▪️Paulina’s Restaurant: Ladies, get a free glass of wine and complimentary dessert with every main meal ordered

▪️Guest Houses: Book your stay between 9 – 12 August 2019, for only R1797 a room at Rickety Bridge Manor House (1797 was the year Paulina, was granted the land). For more details click here

Book your spot on or 021 876 2129

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861